'''Chicago O'Hare International Airport''' , also known as '''O'Hare Airport''', '''Chicago International Airport''', '''Chicago O'Hare''' or simply '''O'Hare''', is an international airport
located on the Far Northwest Side of Chicago
, northwest of the Chicago Loop|Loop
. It is the primary airport serving the Chicago metropolitan area
, with Midway International Airport
, about closer to the Loop, serving as a secondary airport. It is operated by the City of Chicago Department of Aviation.
O'Hare was World's busiest airports by aircraft movements|the busiest airport in the world
by number of takeoffs and landings in 2014, beating out Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
(which had the title from 2005 to 2013); however, it lost the title back to Atlanta a year later. Until 1998, O'Hare was also the busiest airport in the world in number of passengers. It was surpassed mainly due to limits imposed on the...